(Grand Rapids, Mich.) Robert Campos (Elkhart, Ind.) scored in the 8th minute Saturday afternoon to give the Saints an early one goal lead, but Cornerstone fired off 4 straight goals to beat the Saints 4 - 3 in a non-conference match-up.
The Saints were able to hold off the Golden Eagles until the 34th minute when Nic Tolsma evened the game at 1. The two sides entered the second half tied 1-1. Brian Nimmo and Matt Osorio of Cornerstone put the Eagles up 3 after Osorio scored his second goal of the game in the 69th minute.
The Saints would not go down without a fight. Oswaldo Garrido (Elkhart, Ind.) scored twice in the 73rd and 78th minutes to pull the Saints within 1 goal. However, the Saints could not get the equalizer and fell to the Eagles 4 - 3.
Garrido's two goals give him a team leading 6 on the year. The Saints were outshot 13 - 6 and Cornerstone led in corner kicks 5 - 1.
Holy Cross falls to 4 - 5 - 1 on the year and will return to action Wednesday, October 6th, against Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) opponent Olivet Nazarene University. Olivet is currently 5 - 4 - 1 on the year and 2 - 1 in CCAC play. Kick off is set for 6pm at the Indiana Invaders complex.